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Record Number: 19986


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

E. M. Forster to Alice Clara Forster, 9 April 1905: 'At 2.45 I and Herr Steinweg [German tutor employed by the Countess von Arnim-Schlagenthin] [...] go a walk [...] We return at 4.0, and have tea in his room, during which he reads Keats to me or I the Child's first Lesebuch to him, correcting each other.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1905 and 9 Apr 1905

Country:

Germany

Time

afternoon

Place:

city: Nassenheide

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Edward Morgan Forster

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1 Jan 1879

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Private tutor/Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Germany

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Dekan Johannes Steinweg


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

'The Child's first Lesebuch'

Genre:

Children's Lit, Textbook / self-education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19986

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank

Title:

Selected Letters of E. M. Forster

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

1

Page:

66

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank (ed.), Selected Letters of E. M. Forster (London, 1983), 1, p. 66, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19986, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

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